polyamory

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noun poly·am·ory \ˌpä-lē-ˈa-mə-rē\

Definition of polyamory

plural

polyamories

  1. :  the state or practice of having more than one open romantic relationship at a time

polyamorist

play \-rist\ noun

polyamorous

play \-ˈa-mə-rəs, -ˈam-rəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of polyamory

polyamorous (from poly- + amorous) + 2-y


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